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Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies, Programme Catalogue 2015/16

THPL-AFM10: MA Translation and Professional Language Skills (German)


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations: assessment regulations:
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programme (DAP):
    • THPL-AFL15: PG Dip Translation and Professional Language Skills
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30

Academic Year: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
PL50582 Editing & revision 12 Credits
Extra-curricular Units:
MN50090 Elements of English law

Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
PL50584 Proofreading 6 Credits
PL50585 Translation management 6 Credits
PL50822 German to English translation I 6 Credits
PL50836 Public speaking 6 Credits
Extra-curricular Units:
PL50352 Working for EU institutions and UN
PL50838 Economics and globalisation

Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
PL50587 Enterprise skills for linguists 6 Credits
PL50812 German/English public service and commercial interpreting 6 Credits
PL50823 German to English translation II 6 Credits
PL50837 Using technology in the T & I industry 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
PL50588 Dissertation/Project 30 Credits

* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.